Committee on Commerce & Economic Development

Responsiblity

All matters relating to the Department of Commerce, and its departmental boards; the port and airport facilities, and the rates and charges for the use thereof; the City Representative, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development, the Philadelphia Commercial Development Corporation and the Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation. All matters relating to the Civic Center complex, celebrations, parades and other similar functions. All matters relating to the promotion of commerce, economic development and employment within the City. All matters relating to the expenditure of Federal and State funds for the promotion of economic development and employment within the City.

Chair

W. Wilson Goode Jr.

Vice Chair

Mark Squilla

Members

(Consisting of not less than five (5) members)

Blondell Reynolds Brown
Jannie Blackwell 
Marian Tasco
Brian J. O’Neill
Kenyatta Johnson